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  • Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    Skip to main content Home »New Zealand Travel »Culture »Maori Culture »Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke New Zealand's indigenous people came from tropical Polynesia more than 1000 years ago. Learning to live in…

  • The Story of Maui and Tieke : Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    »Maori Culture »Stories and Legends »Maui and Tieke Maori Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends | Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke The Story of Maui and Tieke The story of Maui and Tieke as told by Michael Elkington Once upon a time, the early Maori in…

  • The Story of Kupe and Te Wheke : Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …»Culture »Maori »Maori Stories and Legends »Kupe and Te Wheke Maori Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends | Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke The Maori Story of Kupe and Te Wheke The story of Te Wheke as told by Michael Elkington When stories where…

  • The Story of He Ika A Maui : Maori Legends, Stories and Myths

    …Home »New Zealand Travel »Culture »Maori Culture »Stories and Legends »He Ika A Maui Maori Stories and Legends Maori Stories and Legends | Kupe and Te Wheke | He Ika A Maui | Maui and Tieke The Story of He Ika A Maui The story of He Ika A Maui as told by Thomas Kahu of…

  • Maori Cultural Experiences: Maori Culture in New Zealand for Visitors

    …which promote Maori culture. A few of these are listed below - related information is also available by clicking these links: * New Zealand Maori Culture * New Zealand Maori Tourism * New Zealand Maori Stories and Legends Maori Cultural Experiences for Visitors North Island Maori Marae, Waitangi…

  • Maori Culture New Zealand, Maori Culture, Traditions and Tourism

    …yet also develop exciting new techniques and forms. Today Maori culture also includes art, film, television, poetry, theatre, and hip-hop. Stories and Legends Maori is an oral culture rich with stories and legends. The Maori creation story describes the world being formed by the violent separation…

  • New Zealand Maori Culture, The Haka, New Zealand Haka

    …and legend that reflects Maori heritage. New Zealand has grown up immersed in haka since first encounters between Maori and early European explorers, missionaries and settlers. While recent tradition suggests the haka was the domain of men exclusively, legends and history reflects a different story.

  • Rotorua New Zealand History, History of Rotorua NZ

    …Commons Rotorua, a Maori word meaning literally "second lake", was originally settled by the Maori of the Te Arawa iwi. Many famous Maori legends and stories are based in this area including Hinemoa and Tutanekai—perhaps New Zealand's most famous love story, the beautiful Pink and…

  • Rotorua Lakes New Zealand, Lake Rotorua Rotomahana Tarawera New Zealand

    …Lake Okaro The lakes were all formed by cataclysmic volcanic activity in times past. Many of the Rotorua Lakes are steeped in Maori legend and history. You'll hear stories of phantom canoes seen gliding in the mist and lovers who swam the lakes to rendezvous in secret hideaways. The lakes are…

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